papist

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From Latin papa (pope) + the suffix -ist.

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papist (plural papists)

  1. (derogatory, Christianity) Used by some Protestants in referring to Roman Catholics, whose loyalties are seen to be with the papacy in Rome.

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Last modified on 24 April 2014, at 02:33